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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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We’re proud to announce the new Summit Sága IPA, a decidedly different hop-forward brew due out in early May 2012. The beer has pronounced hop flavors and aromas of kiwi, passionfruit, apricot and gooseberry. Clean, assertive bitterness with balancing Pale malt characteristics. We hop it with the rare New Zealand Rakau hop along with Citra, Centennial and Amarillo. Named after the Norse Goddess of Poetry, who was the God Odin’s drinking companion... also, it was quite a saga to pick a name!


WavyMan's rating

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WavyMan (9) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Got this from Cub Liquor for first try. Tasted great with steak on the grill with asparagus and mashed potatoes. Will probably try again.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimGustavo (8) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2015 does not count
One of my favorites from Summit. Has a lovely flowery and citrusy hop filled smell and golden-orange color. The taste is a little bit too bitter to be rated exceptional, but overall this is a very drinkable beer. Plus it’s usually pretty cheap, which makes it even better.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (542) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
Really fresh and citrusy. Hoppy but super crisp and refreshing. Big lemon taste. Really nice summertime IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ahuth (4) - - MAY 18, 2015 does not count
Smooth, malty. More malty than I normally like but citrus helps with the maltyness. Overall great beer!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivo (2626) - GERMANY - APR 25, 2015
Light gold color. Nice hop nose. Medium body that gives way to a piercing hop bitter quickly. Tight mouthfeel. Goes nice with pub grub but bold enough to stand on its own.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
574deadzone (1175) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pours a hazy golden to orange with a tall, rocky eggshell head that hangs out a little while and leaves some intricate foamy lace rings. Nose involves mild pine and grapefruit rind along with some toasted malt and light caramel. Fair sweet, quite bitter. Medium bodied, somewhat oily, softer carb, a bit grainy, with a lengthy piney bitter and dry finish. Decent brew, easier drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3500) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2015
16oz Draft 12/28/14 (High Life Lounge-DSM)-Pours an amber orangish with a decent sized head. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and goes down smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bulk_Carrier (2575) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Enjoy by date of 04/04/15. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute and a half. Lacing forms nicely speckled with bubbles inside of it. Light carbonation was seen rising. The smell had a sweet citrus with a light honey over top of a sticky piney hops. The taste was mainly sweet through the combination of sweet citrus and piney hops to sweet malts. A light sweet sticky piney - ness leads to a sticky sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with an easy carbonation rolling over my tongue. A slight sharpness is there but becomes quite settling. Overall, I say this was a pretty good AIPA for when I had it. I wouldn’t mind seeking again when fresh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
seymour (1623) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Poured from 12oz brown bottle into Spieglau IPA glass. It poured a clear yellow colour with sudsy white foam and lace. Predictable A-IPA aromas and flavours: solid but non-descript grainbill, strong bitterness (somewhat harsh), intense black currant, black pepper, flowery and pine resiny essence. Light body, strong carbonation, alcoholic warmth, lasting hoppy aftertaste, eventual dry finish. Good not great, indistinguisably from countless other A-IPAs. I’m actually surprised this beer recieves such high ratings.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1767) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Red-orange pour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruity hops. Taste is fruity hops with a piney finish. Dry, ok tasting beer. Great lacing.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
CpyNPrnT (478) - Indiana, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Aroma of tropical fruit, taste is very fruity followed by lots of hop bitterness, smooth and crisp finish. I like a lot!


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